This Saturday on Governor’s Island, PS122 artist Okwui Okpokwasili has a free open rehearsal of her work in progress, Bronx Gothic, which will premiere this January in COIL 2014*. She has been developing the piece over a residency at Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Arts Center. Details and location below.
Okwui Okpokwasili – In progress: Bronx Gothic
Saturday, August 3, 2-4PM
Building 110: LMCC’s Arts Center at Governors Island
Rehearsal Space B
Free, viewer discretion advised
Okwui Okpokwasili’s In progress: Bronx Gothic explores the sexual exploits and misadventures of two 11 year old girls in the Bronx. This open rehearsal will be a working rehearsal where audiences have the opportunity to step into the development process with the artist in crafting an intimate narrative excursion through language and the body. Viewer discretion advised: content is not appropriate for audiences under 18 years of age.
Bronx Gothic is co-commissioned by Performance Space 122, Danspace Project and LMCC with commissioning support from a 50th Anniversary Grant from the Jerome Foundation.
*Full COIL14 lineup coming soon!